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(Do You Remember)   At some point you have to stop and ask yourself where it all went wrong when you find yourself using wet tea bags to plug up the gaps in your home to keep the rats and spiders at bay   ( doyouremember.com) divider line
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6 days ago  
teabagging bugs and rodents?  who the hell thought that up?
 
6 days ago  
I'm pretty sure that the article was written by the Peppermint Tea Producers of America.
 
6 days ago  
Perhaps some strong anti-psychotics would be more prudent?
 
6 days ago  
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6 days ago  
Where did it all go wrong, George?
 
6 days ago  
No this won't work even a little and your blog sucks.
 
6 days ago  
PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.
 
6 days ago  
Tea bags for spiders....

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6 days ago  
How much of a wuss do you have to be to consider a rat or spider "terrifying"
* 3 cats - I'm good*
 
6 days ago  

cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.


Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!
 
6 days ago  
A reminder that if there are any holes or openings in your house where a rat or spider might enter, it's best to put a tea bag there as well patch the goddam hole ya moran.
 
6 days ago  

WonderDave1: cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.

Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!


Red Rose makes the best tea.
 
6 days ago  
Teabagging spiders?
You can find it on the web
 
6 days ago  

WonderDave1: cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.

Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!


Macallan.  Yum.
 
6 days ago  

big pig peaches: No this won't work even a little and your blog sucks.


Come on, it's always reccomended by idiots who have never actually tried it.
 
6 days ago  

WonderDave1: cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.

Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!


Chili Maté for your tequila-yum!

/recommend loose tea, though
//so much higher in quality
///threesies for teasies
 
6 days ago  
Subby, it's not plugging the gaps with wet tea bags - did you read the article?  It's well documented that bugs/spiders hate peppermint.  It doesn't have to be tea, but that's just the easiest and most economical.  You could also use peppermint oil, but that can get a pit pricey.  Put it along any doorways and edges that have even the tiniest holes.  Also run it around the fridge and in front of the stove.
 
6 days ago  
I let a spider live in any room in my house.  I'd rather see them than any other bug.

And if it becomes more than one spider, they get taken outside.
 
6 days ago  
We used to grow mint all around the house (its also basically a weed so easy to grow) and the perimeter of the garden for this very reason.   I always kinda assumed it was an old wive's tale, but when my kitty started having fleabite dermatitis and Frontline was only working for two weeks at a time, I found this shiat, and while it is pungent as hell, it worked so well that after a few months not only was she completely flea- free but so was the entire house and basement.   according tot he ingredients it's most peppermint, cloves and lemon oil....

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6 days ago  

stirfrybry: Teabagging spiders?
You can find it on the web


All I found was a dude with a really red and swollen nutsack.
 
6 days ago  
Barry's or P&G Tips for me.
 
6 days ago  

idrow: Subby, it's not plugging the gaps with wet tea bags - did you read the article?  It's well documented that bugs/spiders hate peppermint.  It doesn't have to be tea, but that's just the easiest and most economical.  You could also use peppermint oil, but that can get a pit pricey.  Put it along any doorways and edges that have even the tiniest holes.  Also run it around the fridge and in front of the stove.


I've never found that mine do hate peppermint. Or cinnamon. Maybe I have super bugs? I keep the spiders, and they take care of the smaller bugs. Cats for the bigger vermin. Or a snake or barn owl, if that's how you roll.
 
6 days ago  

meerclarschild: WonderDave1: cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.

Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!

Chili Maté for your tequila-yum!

/recommend loose tea, though
//so much higher in quality
///threesies for teasies


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6 days ago  

cowgirl toffee: stirfrybry: Teabagging spiders?
You can find it on the web

All I found was a dude with a really red and swollen nutsack.


That old recluse? You can ignore him
 
6 days ago  
Just use caulk.
 
6 days ago  

Magorn: We used to grow mint all around the house (its also basically a weed so easy to grow) and the perimeter of the garden for this very reason.   I always kinda assumed it was an old wive's tale, but when my kitty started having fleabite dermatitis and Frontline was only working for two weeks at a time, I found this shiat, and while it is pungent as hell, it worked so well that after a few months not only was she completely flea- free but so was the entire house and basement.   according tot he ingredients it's most peppermint, cloves and lemon oil....

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I planted a lot of mint around my house when I first moved in. Peppermint, spearmint and something called chocolate mint (yes, it does smell like chocolate and mint).
Those things are weeds, very hearty. I never water them and they tend to die in the summer heat, but they come back every year with a vengeance. My dogs love to run through them and it makes them smell nice.
3 dogs, no fleas and we haven't used any flea products in a long time.
Not sure the mint has anything to do with it. I planted rutabagas to keep the wolverines away and it works like a charm.
 
6 days ago  
The smell of peppermint absolutely repulses pests, and as a result, will find another place to call their home.

This is absoloutly false. Someone that lived in my house before me planted mint along the fence as ground cover at some point. It is farking everywhere now. In the lawn, the neighbors yards, it's a farking weed and spreads like one. If that were true our yards would be pest free. They're not.

They may not live in the corner where you leave the wet teabag because well, there's a wet teabag there. It won't keep them form living elsewhere in your house though.

It does smell nice when I cut the lawn though.
 
6 days ago  
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6 days ago  

cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.


TIL that Captain Picard was drunk 24/7
 
6 days ago  

big pig peaches: No this won't work even a little and your blog sucks.


Yeah, and thanks for the annoying pop up "congratulations " spamware.
 
6 days ago  

meerclarschild: idrow: Subby, it's not plugging the gaps with wet tea bags - did you read the article?  It's well documented that bugs/spiders hate peppermint.  It doesn't have to be tea, but that's just the easiest and most economical.  You could also use peppermint oil, but that can get a pit pricey.  Put it along any doorways and edges that have even the tiniest holes.  Also run it around the fridge and in front of the stove.

I've never found that mine do hate peppermint. Or cinnamon. Maybe I have super bugs? I keep the spiders, and they take care of the smaller bugs. Cats for the bigger vermin. Or a snake or barn owl, if that's how you roll.


ishouldbuyagorillafreezer.cat
 
6 days ago  
Why would you want o get rid of the spiders?
They eat other bugs, that's awesome.
 
6 days ago  

NotThatGuyAgain: A reminder that if there are any holes or openings in your house where a rat or spider might enter, it's best to put a tea bag there as well patch the goddam hole ya moran.


Right? Hell a small container of drywall patch should work and instead of drinking gallons of tea over weeks to patch all the holes you could do it for less money in an afternoon.

Using tea bags is something that crazy people would do.
If the peppermint thing really works then just get some peppermint essential oil and mix it in with the drywall patching compound.
 
6 days ago  

abhorrent1: The smell of peppermint absolutely repulses pests, and as a result, will find another place to call their home.

This is absoloutly false. Someone that lived in my house before me planted mint along the fence as ground cover at some point. It is farking everywhere now. In the lawn, the neighbors yards, it's a farking weed and spreads like one. If that were true our yards would be pest free. They're not.

They may not live in the corner where you leave the wet teabag because well, there's a wet teabag there. It won't keep them form living elsewhere in your house though.

It does smell nice when I cut the lawn though.


Mint can regrow from a 2cm cutting of a root of the shiat, andit sends roots out under slabbing etc.

I spent miles too many hours digging out infested planting land of miles upon miles of those roots, only to find out that they multiply like water carrying cartoon brooms.

Only have them in lined planters now.

/blends his peppermint with his tobacco to make snus out of
 
6 days ago  
Wow 35 comments in and I have to be the one to post this?!?!?

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6 days ago  
Yeah, tea will keep the rats away...
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6 days ago  

cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.


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6 days ago  

Tom_Slick: WonderDave1: cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.

Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!

Red Rose makes the best tea.


I firmly believe that Twinings English breakfast tea is the finest tea in the world
 
6 days ago  

meerclarschild: idrow: Subby, it's not plugging the gaps with wet tea bags - did you read the article?  It's well documented that bugs/spiders hate peppermint.  It doesn't have to be tea, but that's just the easiest and most economical.  You could also use peppermint oil, but that can get a pit pricey.  Put it along any doorways and edges that have even the tiniest holes.  Also run it around the fridge and in front of the stove.

I've never found that mine do hate peppermint. Or cinnamon. Maybe I have super bugs? I keep the spiders, and they take care of the smaller bugs. Cats for the bigger vermin. Or a snake or barn owl, if that's how you roll.


Same here. Spiders and cats for insects and small vermin, dogs for two-legged vermin
 
6 days ago  
Rodents will not chew through steel wool... they wont even touch it. If you have a place where they keep trying to gnaw through, unwind some steel wool & stretch that across it with staples or whatnot.

/one of grammas country livin' tips
 
6 days ago  
You may ask yourself
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6 days ago  

chewd: Rodents will not chew through steel wool...


Username checks out
 
6 days ago  
Our house is surrounded by peppermint and spearmint. Still have rats, maybe because of the dumpster in the corner nearest the house. Apartment complexes are annoying.
 
6 days ago  
Some of my house spiders are authorized, but I found one the other night that was UNauthorized.
I poured rubbing alcohol onto it (she was on a tile floor, I didn't want to squish her) and then she twitched a little and a thousand little babies started crawling out of her. They were remarkably impervious to what I thought the effects of rubbing alcohol would be.
 
6 days ago  
"Keep in mind if there are multiple areas in your house that need bags,..."

I only got one bag in the house, and she's in the kitchen making me a sammich.
 
6 days ago  
Peppermint do work, but it just pushes them to another part of the house. The newer poisons kills them and leaves no odor(don't ask me how). Those bucket things on YouTube seem to work. Ramen on a non scented glue trap is killer.
/For people that don't want to harm the little farkers, peanut oil in a bowl works.
\Had mice in my garage last year and nuked every single one of them
 
6 days ago  
I have found three wondrous insecticides. Two of them scare the living crap out of me.

These are the Raid Ant Gel and Raid Roach Gel. Smear a little bit of this is a couple of places for total kill of both critters. Be alert for occasional roaches coming out of hiding, seemingly begging for release from what appear to be continuous and excessive epileptic seizures.

The third is Orange Guard, which is non-toxic to children and pets (do not spray directly on the pet).
 
6 days ago  

Tom_Slick: WonderDave1: cowgirl toffee: PRO TIP:  Put a tea bag in your whiskey or scotch so you can drink all day without judgement.

Red Rose for my Crown Royal?  Earl Grey for my Bowmore?  Inquiring minds want to know!

Red Rose makes the best tea.

A little blast from the past


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prVRw​X​AWFeA
 
6 days ago  
Twinnings Darjeeling tea is my fav.  Cup o' tea, cat in the lap, good book = heaven.

Cat keeps most bugs away.  Small spiders can stay, big ones are put gently outside.

I have never had a mouse problem, but I suspect always having at least one cat has something to do with that.
 
6 days ago  

Magorn: We used to grow mint all around the house (its also basically a weed so easy to grow) and the perimeter of the garden for this very reason.   I always kinda assumed it was an old wive's tale, but when my kitty started having fleabite dermatitis and Frontline was only working for two weeks at a time, I found this shiat, and while it is pungent as hell, it worked so well that after a few months not only was she completely flea- free but so was the entire house and basement.   according tot he ingredients it's most peppermint, cloves and lemon oil....

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Yes that worked great on my cat, we also did try a lot of the home remedies too some worked better than others. One real easy one was this
How to Get Rid of Fleas Fast Cheap and Easy
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They were never that bad at my house but it was amazing watching them jump in. I put a candle in the middle of the plate since they were drawn to the heat.
 
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